This course focuses on coaches who are competing in highly competitive levels of rugby. It is focused on the developed levels of performance through a number of multi-sport modules and technical / tactical rugby specific components. The Multi-Sport modules are broken down into six workshops on the following topics run by your local sport’s governing body.
This course is by invitation only and applications must be made directly to the Rugby Canada Coach Development Manager. All applications must be accompanied by a letter of endorsement from the coaches Provincial Union and include a full current coaching resume.
Note: A coach at this level must be coaching a team over a full season and be available for a minimum of two face-to-face evaluations over that time.
Prevention and Recovery of Injury: After finishing this module, coaches will be able to design a personalized Prevention Action Plan that will enhance their athletes’ performance and assist in the prevention of injuries. In particular, they will be able to Identify injuries common in sport and methods of preventing them.
The in-course component of this course is approximately 32 hours in length and can be delivered in a number of formats depending on logistical constraints and contains the following modules:
Module 1: Selection and succession planning
Module 2: Developing a team profile
Module 3:The game profile
Module 4: Patterns play (Attack & Defence)
Module 5: Developing a game plan
Module 6: Achievement strategies
Module 7: Sports science
Module 8: Risk management and Laws